/ Source: National Journal
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- Born: May 16, 1945, Buffalo, N.Y.
- Family: married (LuAnn)
- Education: College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 1967; City University of New York, 1968; University of Pittsburgh, M.P.A., 1970
- Professional Career: Budget analyst and auditor, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1968-74; fiscal policy specialist, Library of Congress, 1974-76; staff, U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, 1976-80; investment broker, 1980-88
- Military Career: none
- Previous Elective Office: Alexandria City Council, 1979-82; Alexandria vice mayor, 1982-84; mayor, 1985-90